Breaking: 7 Soldiers Shot Dead As Troops eliminate ISWAP terrorists

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7 Soldiers Shot Dead As Military kill 24 ISWAP terrorists

Nigerian troops lose 7, kill 24 ISWAP terrorists during attack at Military Base in Rann

Nigerian troops in the north-eastern region of the country eliminated no fewer than 24 Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists on Thursday.

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According to , after attempting to attack a base in Rann, a town ravaged by insurgency in Borno State, the terrorists met their demise.

On the other hand, two officers and five soldiers were killed in the crossfire between ISWAP fighters and Operation Hadin Kai troops.

Armed terrorists stormed the town on several gun trucks, according to a intelligence source, and engaged the in a gun battle.

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“During the crossfire, the terrorists were unable to subdue the gallant troops,” the source said. As of this morning’s count, we recovered 24 of their dead bodies, killed in the gun battle, while the rest fled with injuries.

“Apart from their gun trucks, which were completely destroyed by airstrikes, we also recovered huge, sophisticated weapons.”

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